Curriculum Vitae  

Eleanor Bowen

Eleanor Bowen is a visual artist and writer, currently an associate lecturer at the University of the Arts London. She studied painting at Camberwell School of Art, and holds an MA in Visual Art and Theatre (Wimbledon School of Art) and a practice-based PhD. Rooted in drawing, her practice operates between image and text.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/art-on-fire/sets/72157630618113278/

publication links

        

https://www.growkudos.com/publications/10.1080%252F23322551.2017.1326753

http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/hj8uGpwT7mXCa6s3VhP4/full

education and qualifications

1974-7 BA (Hons) Fine Art (Painting), Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts, London

1977-9 Abbey Major Scholarship, British School at Rome

1997-8 MA Critical Studies, Visual Arts and Theatre, Wimbledon School of Art

2000-5 Practice-based PhD (AHRB Doctoral Award in Creative and Performing Arts), Wimbledon School of Art

selected group and solo exhibitions

1996 For All Beneath the Moon, RSC residency touring exhibition of drawings: Newcastle Playhouse; RSC Collection, Stratford; Barbican Foyer Gallery, London    

2011 Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Exhibition, Kings Place Gallery, London

2011 Many Hands, Royal Society, London

2011 Manual Setting, Danielle Arnaud Gallery, London

2012 Art on Fire, Camberwell Space, London

2016 Ruth Borchard Collection: Next Generation, Piano Nobile, King’s Place, London  

                http://ruthborchard.org.uk/collection/eleanor-bowen/

selected residencies, awards and commissions

1994 Northern Arts Major Bursary (shared award)

1994 Drawing Residency, Royal Shakespeare Company, Newcastle season

2009/2010 Residency, Centre for Drawing Project Space, Wimbledon College, University of the Arts London

devised/performed text

2012 Co-devised and performed text, with Dr Laura Gonzalez, ‘The Hysteric as Mad: Unfolding an Exquisite Corpse’, for Inter-Disciplinary.Net conference ‘On Madness: Probing the Boundaries, Mansfield College, Oxford

2014 Co-devised and performed text, with Dr Laura Gonzalez, ‘Reading Hysteria: Between Laughter and Crying’, Acts Re-Acts, Wimbledon College of Arts, University of the Arts London – see images on

https://www.flickr.com/photos/wimbledonspace/sets/72157641906772165/ 

2015 Devised and performed text, ‘This is That Has Been’, Acts Re-Acts 2, Wimbledon College of Arts, University of the Arts London

2015 Co-devised and performed text, with Dr Laura Gonzalez, ‘Mothers, Daughters and Cryptophores’, Motherhood and Creative Practice: Maternal Structures in Creative Work, London South Bank University

2015 Co-devised and performed text, with Dr Laura Gonzalez, ‘The object as witness’, Material Culture in Action: Practices of making, collecting and reenacting art and design, Glasgow School of Art

publications

2006 Performance Research Vol 11 No. 3 ‘Lexicon’

2008 Performance Research Vol 13 No. 2 ‘On Choreography’

2011 Visual Dialogues Brochure, Tate Britain (co-authored)

2011 Visual Dialogues Strategic Commissioning Programme Evaluation Report, Tate Britain (co-authored)

2012 ‘Drawing and Longing: Proposal for Drawing as Paratext’, http://process.arts.ac.uk/content/drawing-and-longing-proposal-drawing-paratext

2013 Dr Eleanor Bowen and Dr Laura González, ‘The Hysteric as Mad: Unfolding an Exquisite Corpse’, in ‘Beyond these Walls: Confronting Madness in Society, Literature and Art’ [ebook], edited by Helen Goodman, Bernadette V. Russo and Joana Zózimo, Oxford, Inter-Disciplinary Press. http://www.inter-disciplinary.net/probing-the-boundaries/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/gonzalesmadpaper.pdf

2014 ‘Between Laughter and Crying’, co-written with Dr Laura Gonzalez in ‘Madness, Women and the Power of Art’, edited by Frances Davies and Laura Gonzalez, Oxford, Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2014

2015 This is that has been’ in Performance Research Vol 20 No. 3 ‘On Ruins and Ruination’, London/NY: Routledge

2016 ‘Parergorn: Proposal for an Inverse Archive’ in Bright Light 3: Ethos, University of the Arts London

2017 ‘Drawing the Borderline’ in Theatre and Performance Design, London/NY: Routledge http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/hj8uGpwT7mXCa6s3VhP4/full